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100+ Jobs Coming to Atmore Thanks to Peanut Shelling Plant

Alabama has long been a key player in the peanut farming industry. Miles of primed land and warmer temperatures lay the perfect groundwork for its nutty goodness. As farmers work their magic, Coastal Growers LLC is investing $87 million to build a peanut-shelling plant and storage facility in Atmore, further designating the area as a… Read more

Affected by Hurricane Sally? Know Your Facts

Residents and businesses along the Gulf Coast have been greatly affected by Hurricane Sally and its destructive aftermath. This includes many people in Alabama, including the City of Atmore. Trying to help those affected sort through fact and fiction during recovery efforts, the department of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, offered these responses… Read more

Atmore Author Releases 15th Book

Atmore native Lou Vickery recently announced the release of his newest book, “Alabama Creek Indians.” This is his fifteenth book, and highlights historical facts about the Creek Indians in the state of Alabama.  According to a media release, Lou Vickery is an Alabama Creek Indian through the Moniac lineage, one of the original Poarch Creek… Read more

Meet Atmore’s Film Company: Around the Reel

For many of us, 2020 has felt like a very realistic movie––a global pandemic, wildfires, and the harrowing election coming up have all made this year feel almost otherworldly. One catastrophic event after another—the perfect setting for a film.  For one company in particular, 2020 has been the perfect year to start a filmmaking community… Read more

Be Prepared for Hurricanes With This Checklist

Prime Atlantic hurricane season is August, September, and October. This means, the next few months could harness unpredictable weather patterns––to say the least. The most important thing you can do right now is get yourself, your family, and your home prepared.  Ideally, you should stock seven basic items in your home: water, food, first aid… Read more

The Latest in the Downtown Atmore Revitalization Project

If you’ve recently driven through Atmore’s beloved downtown, you probably couldn’t help but notice the progress being made on the downtown beautification project by First National Bank and Trust. The First National Bank announced the improvements to the property on Main Street on February 20, which is adjacent to the bank’s main office.  According to… Read more

Congratulations to ECSS’s Four New Principals

Many new smiling faces were added at the Escambia County School System June board meeting, where the board hired four new principals, along with approximately 80 other new employees.  Toya McMillan was named the principal at Rachel Patterson Elementary School; Leah Fuqua was named the principal at Huxford Elementary School; Takecia Barlow of Montgomery was… Read more

Congratulations to These 149 Rotary Club Academic All-Stars!

149 outstanding students were recognized as Atmore Rotary Club Academic All-Stars for their academic achievements and excellence in high school. Since 1985, the Atmore Rotary Club has acknowledged the academic excellence of its students, who have been able to withhold an average of A’s and B’s throughout their high school career.  When the school year… Read more

Mayfest Is Back!

Mayfest is one of our very favorite events, but with the invasion of COVID-19, it simply couldn’t happen at the regularly scheduled time. However, we are thrilled to say that Mayfest will be happening July 31—August 1 of this year at Tom Byrne Park! Mayfest: Optimism in the Face of Setbacks Executive Director of the… Read more